Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Prairies-North News as of 3 P.M. MST on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Prairies-North News as of 3 P.M. MST on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

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Top Prairies-North news


Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

3 p.m. MST


Here are the top Prairies-North News stories from The Canadian Press as of 3 p.m. MST. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Projected word counts and timing of stories and updates are subject to change. Contact Prairie news editor Chinta Puxley at or 780-412-6250. Follow @chintapuxley on Twitter.


OTTAWA -- Reporter John Cotter will have six things to know about the bovine TB outbreak with the chief veterinary officer of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Moves Sunday.


UNDATED -- Reporter Bob Weber will have a story about problems with Ottawa's Nutrition North subsidy programs. Moves Sunday.


CALGARY -- Reporter Dan Healing will have a story about corporations selling off their art. Moves Sunday.



Senior accused in wife's death deemed unfit for trial


CALGARY -- Loved ones of an 85-year-old man accused of murdering his wife of 56 years say they are relieved Siegfried van Zuiden has been deemed unfit to stand trial.But close family friends said Friday they won't feel fully at ease until they know where the senior -- who they say has long suffered from dementia -- will spend the rest of his life and what quality of care he'll receive. PHOTO. AUDIO. By Lauren Krugel. 521 words. Moved.


Mom took son to holistic clinic before death


CALGARY -- A Calgary woman charged in the death of her son began researching holistic remedies nearly a month before he eventually succumbed to an overwhelming infection brought on by strep.Tamara Lovett, who is 47, is on trial charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life and with criminal negligence causing the death of her son Ryan in 2013. PHOTO. …

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